Frederick J Gravetter is Professor of Psychology at the State University of New York College at Brockport. He has taught at Brockport since the early 1970s, specializing in statistics, research design, and cognitive psychology. He received his Bachelor's degree in mathematics from M.I.T. and his Ph.D. in psychology from Duke University. Dr. Gravetter is co-author of the best-selling STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, Eighth Edition, ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, Sixth Edition, and (with Lori-Ann B. Forzano) RESEARCH METHODS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, Third Edition.